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  • Published reports say that Wal-Mart Stores is slated to open three Neighborhood Market stores in Arizona next year.

  • Two former Jitney Jungle stores in Mississippi that were acquired by Winn-Dixie about three years ago have now been closed, according to published reports. A third former Jitney store acquired by Winn-Dixie has been acquired by a subsidiary of Affiliated Foods Southwest.

  • The Newark Star-Ledger reports that the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) has laid off 50 headquarters personnel, primarily from its information services department.

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